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Award Table Medal to a Winner of the Socialist Competition in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Stakhanovite Movement, 1985.

Bronze with lacquer finish, 61.8 mm wide. The obverse features portrait of Aleksey Stakhanov, a coal miner who overachieved his daily production quota 14-folds in a widely publicized, staged event. He thus began a broad movement of worker enthusiasts in all Soviet industries which was named in his honor (beside world fame and all kinds of Soviet decorations, Stakhanov also reportedly earned universal hatred of his co-workers who saw their output quotas drastically raised as a result). The inscription reads "1935-1985, 50th Anniversary of the Stakhanovite Movement. A

Bronze with lacquer finish, 61.8 mm wide. The obverse features portrait of Aleksey Stakhanov, a coal miner who overachieved his daily production quota 14-folds in a widely publicized, staged event. He thus began a broad movement of worker enthusiasts in all Soviet industries which was named in his honor (beside world fame and all kinds of Soviet decorations, Stakhanov also reportedly earned universal hatred of his co-workers who saw their output quotas drastically raised as a result). The inscription reads "1935-1985, 50th Anniversary of the Stakhanovite Movement. A. G. Stakhanov". The reverse shows coat of arms of the city of Kiev and inscription "To a Winner of the Socialist Competition. City Council of Trade Unions (and) the Prapor Kommunismu ('Banner of Communism' in Ukrainian) Newspaper". The trade union council and the newspaper mentioned in the inscription were the two authorities that selected the best among many factories and organizations in Kiev and jointly issued the award.

In excellent condition. The lacquer finish has minor amount of wear along the edges, otherwise perfect.

Please note, penny in our photo is for size reference.
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